Pallasite Meteorite Peridot: the Evening Stone

Peridot is actually gem quality variety of the forsteritic olivine. The name of this semi-precious stone is believed to have been derived from the Arabic word ‘faridat’ which means "gem" or from the French word ‘peritot’ which means "unclear." Peridot is just one of the very few gemstones which …

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Meteorite Pallasite

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Is this a Pallasite Meteorite?

I stumbled across this rock in a field witch is part of the swamp lands in south central Wisconsin. To the best of my knowledge this rock shouldn't be here.

Its a football size peace witch appears to have been broken off a much …

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